Tag Archives: Warner Brothers

Strangers on a Train 1951

  Warner Brothers Not as famous a train movie as Hitchcock’s magnificent, North by Northwest, Strangers on a Train still manages a respectable amount of railroad action and decor in its 101 minutes. Robert Walker steals the show with his … Continue reading

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Porky’s Railroad 1937

  Warner Brothers This cartoon short came from the talented animators at “Termite Terrace” on the Warner Brothers lot back in the 1930s. My reviewed version came from Looney Tunes Golden Collection, Volume 4, Disk 2. Porky Pig (voiced here by … Continue reading

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So You Want A Model Railroad 1955

  Warner Brothers Pictures Coming in at 8 minutes and 32 seconds, “So You Want A Model Railroad” is a comedy short all about the “dangers” of model train addiction. This film points out that during the postwar boom, many … Continue reading

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The Good Guys and the Bad Guys 1969

  Warner Brothers The Good Guys and the Bad Guys!  Leave it to Warners to come up with a star-studded, Comedy-Western featuring gorgeous New Mexico scenery along the D&RGW narrow gauge! Two aging, washed up characters – one a lawman … Continue reading

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Carson City 1952

Warner Brothers Carson City is one of the best “building the railroad” westerns I’ve reviewed so far on this blog. And we don’t actually see any trains until 65 minutes into the picture! What sets this film apart is a … Continue reading

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Reach For The Sky Pardner 1966

Warner Brothers I can’t resist including a television episode of F-Troop on my movie blog. This color episode from season two is chock full of old movie clips of a wood-burning steam engine and train. Opening scenes show a 4-4-0 … Continue reading

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3 For Bedroom C 1952

Warner Brothers Pictures In her first movie since “Sunset Boulevard” (Maaaxxx!!), Gloria Swanson stars alongside the recently re-equipped 1951 edition of Santa Fe Railway’s Super Chief passenger train. The Santa Fe loaned Warner Brothers some of their new passenger cars … Continue reading

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